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Stonefish — Eat Your Poison, Dear

In the Ian Fleming short story “The Hildebrand Rarity”, the Seychelles Islander Fidele Barbey asks James Bond, “Ever seen a man that’s stepped on a stonefish? His body bends backward like a bow with the pain. Sometimes it’s so frightful his eyes literally fall out of their sockets. They very seldom live.” Ahhh, such is the danger of the stonefish […]